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Wrestler: Steve "Dr Death" Williams
Real Name: Steve Williams
Birthday: May 14, 1960 in Colorado
Hometown: Norman, Oklahoma
Marital Status: Divorced w/2 Children
Height & Weight: 6'2" - 275 lbs.
Trained by: "Cowboy" Bill Watts
Billy Starr
(The Turk) Ali Baba
Junk Yard Dog
Debut: 1982
Previous Gimmicks: Dr Death
Finishing Move: Oklahoma Stampede
Notable Feuds: The RockNRoll Express
Mitsuharu Misawa
Hardcore Holly (WWF)
Vampiro (WCW)
The Misfits (WCW)
The Extreme Horsemen
Official Website: http://www.oklastamped.com/


[Dr Death Gallery]

  • Mid-South Tag Team titles w/Ted DiBiase defeating the RockNRoll Express (May 3, 1995);
  • Mid-South Tag Team titles w/Ted DiBiase defeating the Eddie Gilbert & Nitemare (December 26, 1985);
  • UWF World Tag Team titles w/Ted DiBiase (recognised-March 1986);
  • UWF Heavyweight title defeating Big Bubba Rogers (July 11, 1987);
  • United States Tag Team titles w/Kevin Sullivan defeating the Fantastics (Starrcade 1988);
  • All Japan Tag Team titles w/Terry Gordy defeating Stan Hansen and Gen'ichiro Tenryu (March 6, 1990);
  • All Japan Tag Team titles w/Terry Gordy defeating ??? (December 7, 1990);
  • All Japan Tag Team titles w/Terry Gordy defeating Stan Hansen & Dan Spivey (July 6, 1991);
  • Real World Tag Team Tournament winners w/Terry Gordy (December 6, 1991);
  • NWA World Tag Team tTitles w/Terry Gordy defeating Dustin Rhodes & Barry Windham (GAB 1992);
  • All Japan Tag Team titles w/Bam Bam Bigelow defeating Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada (January 30, 1993);
  • All Japan's Triple Crown Heavyweight title defeating Mitsuharu Misawa (July 28, 1994);
  • All Japan Tag Team titles w/Johnny Ace defeating Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama (May 23, 1996);
  • All Japan Tag Team titles w/Gary Albright defeating Kenta Kobashi & Johnny Ace (July 25, 1997);


  • University of Oklahoma:
  • 1981: Steve Williams is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where he played football and wrestled..
  • ~~~Steve set a then record for the fastest pinfall by pinning Perr Kaufman in twenty seconds..
  • ~~~Steve Williams was named an All American..
  • Steve was scouted and trained by "Cowboy" Bill Watts when he was a senior in college..

    Mid South:
  • 1982: Steve Williams had his first pro match with Billy Starr in Shreveport, LA..
  • Steve Williams teamed with Andre the Giant against Big John Studd & Super Destroyer (Scott Irwin)..
  • May 3, 1985: Steve Williams & Ted DiBiase defeated the Rock'n'Roll Express for the Mid-South Tag Team titles..
  • December 26, 1985: Steve Williams & Ted DiBiase reclaimed the Mid-South Tag Team titles from Eddie Gilbert & Nightmare..
  • March 1986: Steve Williams & Ted DiBiase were recognized as the first UWF World Tag Team champions..
  • July 11, 1987: Steve "Dr. Death" Williams pinned Big Bubba Rogers for the UWF title..

    National Wrestling Alliance:
  • Starrcade 1987: Williams defeated Barry Windham..
  • R.Warriors/S.Williams/R.Garvin/J.Garvin beat K/Sullivan/M.Rotunda/I.Koloff/A/Perez/R.Assassin #1 in a "tower of doom" match..
  • Starrcade 1988: "Dr. Death" & "Gamesmaster" Kevin Sullivan beat The Fantastics to win the US Tag Team titles..
  • Great American Bash 1989: Road Warriors/Midnight Express/Williams beat The Freebirds and The SST in a "War Games" match..

    All Japan Pro Wrestling:
  • March 6, 1990: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated Stan Hansen & Genichiro Tenryu for the All Japan Tag Team titles..
  • December 7, 1990: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams re-claimed the All Japan Tag Team titles..
  • July 6, 1991: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated Stan Hansen & Dan Spivey for their 3rd All Japan Tag Team titles..
  • December 6, 1991: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams won the annual Real World Tag Team Tournament in Tokyo..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • GAB 1992: Terry Gordy/Steve Williams beat Dustin Rhodes/Barry Windham to win the vacant NWA Tag Team titles..
  • 1992: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated the Steiner Brothers to unifying the NWA and WCW tag team titles..
  • Halloween Havoc 1992: Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes battled Steve Williams & Steve Austin to a 30 minute draw..

    All Japan Pro Wrestling:
  • January 30, 1993: Terry Gordy & Steve Williams defeated Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada for the All Japan Tag Team titles..
  • July 28, 1994: Steve Williams defeated Mitsuharu Misawa for All Japan's Triple Crown Heavyweight title in Tokyo..
  • May 23, 1996: Steve Williams & Johnny Ace defeated Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama for the All Japan Tag Team titles..
  • July 25, 1997: Steve Williams & Gary Albright defeated Kenta Kobashi & Johnny Ace for the All Japan Tag Team titles in Tokyo..

    World Wrestling Federation:
  • 1998: Steve Williams signed with the World Wrestling Federation at the encouragement of Jim Ross..
  • The WWF set up a "Brawl for All" tourniment for the sole purpose of introducing Steve Williams..
  • ~~~The idea was that Steve Williams would steamroll through the competition and have an instant gimmick..
  • ~~~July 27, 1998: Steve Williams was injured during his first round Brawl For All shoot fight against Bart Gunn..
  • ~~~Due to this 'embarrassment', Steve Williams' push was completely deflated, and eventually released..

    World Championship Wrestling:
  • Steve Williams resurfaces on "Nitro," debuting with Oklahoma (Ed Ferrara), a character mocking Jim Ross..
  • January 2000: Steve Williams departed for All Japan Pro Wrestling shortly thereafter..

    All Japan Pro Wrestling:
  • June 22, 2002: Steve Williams beat Jimmy Snuka Jr. in Atlantic, NJ..
  • October 27, 2002 - AJPW PPV: Steve Williams/Mike Rotunda/Johnny Smith beat Yoji Anjoh/Mitsuya Nagai/Ryuji Hijikata..

    Semi-Retirement:
  • May 23, 2003 - WWE Event: Steve "Dr Death" Williams defeats Lance Storm in a rare special appearance..
  • May 24, 2003 - WWE Event: Lance Storm defeats Steve "Dr Death" Willaims in another special appearance..
  • June 2003: Steve Williams might be offered a wrestler/trainer position within the WWE to influence a slower in-ring wrestling style..
  • September 19, 2003 - MLW WAR GAMES: The Funkin Army (led by Terry Funk) beat The Extreme Horsemen (led by Steve Corino)..
  • ~~~Funkin Army = Terry Funk/Sabu/Dr Death/Sandman || Extreme Horsemen = Corino/Diamond/Anderson/Credible/Barry Windham..
  • December 30, 2003--NWA Mid-Atlantic in China: Steve Williams b Terry Taylor in 32:19 for the NWA Mid-Atlantic HWT title..
  • April 2004: Steve Williams announced that he has been suffering from throat cancer following his shoot fight at a K-1 event in Japan..
  • ~~~Steve Williams will be having surgery in the coming days to remove a polyp from his throat..
  • April 17, 2004: Steve Williams was told that his voice box would have to be removed to remove the cancer and seeks additional medical opinions..
  • October 22, 2004: Steve Williams undergoes another tough operation where they take skin from his leg to patch the hole in his throat..
  • December 2004: Steve Williams has recovered from his cancer treatments and been added to the January Wrestle Reunion in Tampa..
  • February 2005: "Dr. Death" Steve Williams has been declared completely free of cancer...
  • August 27, 2005--WrestleReunion: Steve Williams (first match since has cancer) defeated King Kaluha..
  • March 11, 2006--Live Event (SD! crew): Kurt Angle & Rey Mysterio beat Randy Orton & Mark Henry with Steve Williams as guest referee..
  • March 12, 2006--Live Event (SD! crew): Chris Benoit defeated Booker T to retain the United States title with Steve Williams as the referee..
  • March 13, 2006--Live Event (SD! crew): Chris Benoit defeated Booker T to retain the United States title with Steve Williams as the referee..
  • March 26, 2006--Live Event (SD! crew): Jim Ross interviewed Steve "Dr. Death" Williams (interrupted by Mr. Ken Kennedy)...
  • July 26, 2006--Pro Wrestling Unplugged - Caged at the Alhambra in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at ECW Arena..
  • ~~~Helter Skelter & Z-Barr & Danny Demanto beat Steve Williams & Gary Wolfe & Ian Rotten in a War Games match.
  • August 12, 2006--AWA Super Clash: Steve "Dr. Death" Williams & The Patriot defeated Ricky Landell & Steve Corino..
  • August 26, 2006--Universal Wrestling Federation: Steve "Dr. Death" Williams defeated Prince al-Farat...
  • October 21, 2006--IWA Mid South: "Dr. Death" Steve Williams defeated "Sweet & Sour" Larry Sweeney...